Thinking the Faith: Christian Theology in a North American Context

Front Cover
Fortress Press, Jan 1, 1991 - Religion - 456 pages
0 Reviews
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Contents

Introduction
17
Thinking the Faith
57
The Disciple Community
67
The Meaning of Contextuality in Christian Thought
69
2 Defining Contextuality
75
3 Why Theology Is Contextual
93
4 The Dangers of Contextuality
110
5 The Process of Thinking Contextually
126
17 Apocalyptic Consciousness and the Rise of Religious Simplism
228
Conclusion and Transition
237
The Discipline
245
Elements of the Discipline
247
18 Theology and Faith
248
19 Theology and the Bible
257
20 Theology and Doctrinal Traditions
263
21 Theology and Experience
272

What Makes for Contextuality in Christian Theology?
141
Discerning Our Context
145
8 Prisoners of Optimism
158
9 Invitation to Theology
169
10 Visions in the Night
177
Components of Our Context
197
11 The End of the Constantinian Era
200
12 Religious Pluralism
207
13 The Theological Impact of Auschwitz
210
14 Marxism and the Revolution of the Oppressed
213
15 The Rebellion of Nature
219
16 The Nuclear Crisis
223
22 Theology and Prayer
282
23 Theology and the Church
289
24 Theology and the World
299
Theological Method
325
26 Christian Apologetics
342
27 Apologetic and Kerygmatic Theology in Relation to the Concern for Contextualization
349
Knowing in Christian Faith and Theology
369
29 Reason and Revelation
388
30 What Is Revelation?
402
31 Revelation and Reason
417
32 Authority in Faith and Theology
427
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information